Commonwealth National Podcast

Digital Film Revolution: What to Expect from Film’s Second Century (3/21/2006)


Jeff Fino, Co-Founder and Head of Television, Wild Brain
John Knoll, Visual Effects Supervisor, Industrial Light & Magic, Lucasfilm
Richard Chuang, Co-Founder, PDI
Stu Maschwitz, Co-Founder & Chief Technology Officer, The Orphanage
Tamara Straus, Trends Editor, San Francisco Chronicle – Moderator

One hundred years ago, film was magical for its ability to capture and reorder reality. Now filmmakers can simulate every conceivable image or idea, to the point where sets and even actors are replaceable. This panel brought together leaders of the burgeoning digital film industry to discuss what the second century of film will bring.

This program was recorded live on March 21, 2006.